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Happy Birthday to American abstract expressionist painter, Lee Krasner!
Keane is known for her paintings which ultimately inspired the Tim Burton film, Big Eyes, starring Amy Adams in a dazzling performance.
Lee Krasner’s 1961 painting “What Beast Must I Adore?” was part of her Umber Series, painted in brown and neutral tones and with aggressive strokes during a period of insomnia following the death of her mother. The title comes from an Arthur Rimbaud poem that she had quoted in crayon on the wall of her studio: “To whom shall I hire myself out?… read more.
Keane’s work has made her one of the most successful living artists in the world starting in the early 1960s.